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Changes at Discovery Channel

Discovery Channel  has named Rich Ross as president. He was most recently with Shine America as CEO since 2013. Before that, he served as chairman of The Walt Disney Studios for a number of years, joining in 1996. Ross will begin his duties in January 2015. He will be based out of Los Angeles.

In addition, COO Ed Sabin and East Coast executive vice president Dolores Gavin will exit the network. Gavin currently oversees development and production.

The Discovery Channel is an educational cable network based in the United States offering science and technology based programs. Follow along on Twitter, Facebook, and tune in on YouTube.

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